Tech Company Financing Transactions

Quantenna Communications Funding Round

Quantenna Communications, based in San Jose, raised $13.9 million from Southern Cross Venture Partners, Grazia Equity GmbH and Sequoia Capital.

Transaction Overview

Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series C

Southern Cross Venture Partners (Lead Investor) (Larry Marshall)

Grazia Equity GmbH

Sequoia Capital (Michael Goguen)

Sigma Prime Ventures (Fahri Diner)

Venrock (Eric Copeland)

Proceeds Purpose
The new funding also will be used as working capital to help the company expand sales and engineering activities and support increased production of its wireless networking solutions.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Mailing Address
1704 Automation Pkwy.
San Jose, CA 95131
Email Address
Quantenna Communications Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company creating disruptive next generation MIMO based wireless chips with game-changing size, power, and performance characteristics.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Sam Heidari
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Chief Financial Officer
Sean Sobers
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VP - Customer Service
Narayanan Bharath
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VP - Engineering
Simon Duxbury
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VP - Engineering
Kamlesh Rath
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VP - General Counsel
Thomas MacMitchell
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VP - Operations
Farhat Jahangir
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VP - Product Management
Joe Chow
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VP - Sales
David Carroll
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